Tuesday evening led by a team from Celebration Church at Columbia.
By Carl Stagner
Earlier this year, an addition to the Fairfax Community Church facility was completed. The new wing, solely devoted to youth and children’s ministry, nearly doubled the size of the building. Gathering for worship and teaching sessions inside the new addition on the first day of the Church of God Regional in Fairfax, Virginia, afforded convention-goers a unique opportunity. While the five electives held on Tuesday afternoon demonstrated a rich depth of ministry insight on the part of the stellar host church staff, activity throughout the day under the church’s new roof served as a constant reminder of the life-giving DNA of Fairfax Community Church. The ideal setting for the kickoff of the fourth 2018 Regional Convention set the stage very well for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit through an interactive dialogue with Ben Hardman and Ben Sternke, moments of worship led by praise teams from Fairfax and Celebration Church at Columbia (Maryland), and an especially potent message from the general director. Continue reading
Posted in All Church of God, Church of God Convention, Northeast
Tagged 2018, Ben Hardman, Ben Sternke, camp meeting, Campmeeting, Celebration Church at Columbia, CHOG Convention, Church of God Regional Convention, D.C., Disaster Relief, District of Columbia, Embrace Life, Fairfax, Fairfax Commumity Church, Give Life, Gravity Leadership, Hear Life, Holy Spirit, Jim Lyon, kickoff, life, Maryland, MD, opening day, Receive Life, Tuesday, VA, Virginia, Washington
Photo: Milton Grannum speaks on Tuesday night.
By Carl Stagner
Perhaps unlike any other form of communication, stories capture our hearts. If you’ve ever heard the story of Milton Grannum’s journey of faith from a humble childhood to the prestigious leadership of one of the largest churches in our movement, you’ve surely been blessed. To hear him speak of the unlimited potential of one deposit—one seed—is nothing short of inspirational, but even more so when you’re completely surrounded by the fruit of one small seed planted in the life of a boy from Guyana. On the beautiful and expansive campus of New Covenant Church of God in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Milton Grannum set the tone Tuesday evening for a life-giving, purpose-renewing third-and-final Regional Convention of 2016. Continue reading
Posted in All Church of God, Church of God Convention
Tagged Alanna Story, deposit, investment, kickoff, Milton Grannum, New Covenant Church, PA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Reclaim 2016, seed, Tuesday, worship service